At a social gathering last night, a neighbor and I talked of the coming winter, the heavy snows last winter, the joys and frustrations of getting snowed in, and the importance of stocking up.
It’s amazing I’ve found time for any writing at all this summer. Here’s a sampling of some other distractions….
On the day of the predicted rapture, I was too busy to follow the news of its not happening — busy taking care of all that was actually happening….
With all the rain over the last few weeks and the challenges of getting the summer garden in, I’ve been grateful for food that sprouts with no effort on my […]
Rain. Day before last, it was relentless. We had a reprieve yesterday, and I got some planting done, but most of my garden is flooded and impossible to work. I’m […]
On Thanksgiving, we couldn’t bear to slice and roast this huge homegrown potato face. Nor could we boil and mash it….
The cool, clear nights that make autumn so beautiful here in the Blue Mountains also bring frosts that kill tender vegetables. With the harvest spilling over boxes and racks around our tiny yurt, it’s a good time to reflect on what I learned this summer….